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Carpenter Ant Biology and Management

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Carpenter Ants are so-called because of their habit of chewing wood to create nest sites. They do not eat wood, like termites, but excavate it with their strong, saw-like jaws to create random galleries where they next.

This course reviews the basic biology of carpenter ants and their habits and then provides treatment methodology and options for the control of carpenter ants. 

This course is approved for Continuing Education Units (CEUs) by the California Structural Pest Control Board (SPCB) for license renewal. At the completion of this course, participants will:

  • Understand the basic biology and habits of Carpenter Ants.
  • Understand and complete Carpenter Ant treatment and management.
  • Communicate with customers Carpenter Ant prevention actions.